What are the criteria for ordaining a man to ministry? How can an ordination council moderator keep it on track? What’s the most unusual question I've heard at an ordination? What should you do if the candidate isn’t qualified? Here are my thoughts based on Scripture and experience.

Continuing on the topic of transitioning to a current English Bible translation, I talk about 4 reasons, our conclusions, and other related details. I begin with an encouraging truth and end with prayer for you. 

In response to feedback from previous episodes on leading through change, here is one of two episodes on leading a church to embrace a current English translation of the Bible. We start with an encouraging truth, discuss the topic, and end with prayer for you. 

Pastors must lead their churches through change, whether proactively pursuing goals or reactively due to problems or opportunities. This episode includes five more essential steps to follow when leading your church through change. Podcast notes are here.

Pastors must lead their churches through change, whether proactively pursuing goals or reactively due to problems or opportunities. This episode includes the first two essential steps to follow when leading your church through change. Podcast notes are here.

Dr. Mark Ward, Academic Editor at Lexham Press, has written Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible. I appreciate his brotherly approach, diligent research, and heart for the church. Listen in on our conversation about pastoring people in your church who hold a King James Only position. 

Have you heard of glottal fry? Should you preach with a sore throat? Want to nerd out with a speech pathologist on vocal mechanics?  Should you use amplification even in smaller settings? This interview with Speech-Language Pathologist Elena Kimbrough will help you keep your voice strong so it will last as long as your ministry. 

Pastor, you just finished a very challenging Sunday and you are facing a season of unusual ministry ahead. Let me encourage you, provide some guiding thoughts, and pray for you as you prepare for ministry in the environment of COVID-19 and beyond. 

We are instructed to sing with understanding as we offer musical worship to the Lord. Kevin Inafuku helps us learn what intentional worship is and how to develop it in a church. You will be encouraged by Kevin's heart and experience! 

Mike Hess is the National Director of the General Association of Regular Baptist Churches. He loves pastors and is focusing energy on helping struggling churches. Listen as Mike talks about how to know when revitalization is needed, key people in revitalization, available resources, and God's heart for the struggling church. After the interview we'll end the podcast with prayer for you! 

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